Senior Mechanical Engineer

Rate: £ Negotiable

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 27618rp

Expiration date: 30 September 2017

Our client requires two mechanical engineers to work on a major joint venture nuclear project which will ensure safe design and delivery of nuclear waste.

The role report to the Mechanical Discipline Lead Engineer (DLE).
Support the Mechanical DLE with assurance activities within the detail design including preparing for and chairing System Assist and Readiness Reviews, reviewing design packages prior to issue for review with the Employer (Sellafield Limited), help in assessing comments and ensuring the lessons learnt are fed-back and used by the project’s engineers and designers.

Across Area Teams extend and adopt a pragmatic approach to the mechanical engineering detail design, standardisation of designs, consistency and quality in the deliverables and the extension into purchasing of the plant and equipment.

To provide advice and guidance to the Area Team’s Mechanical Lead Engineers on application and compliance with relevant legal requirements, Sellafield Limited standards, European and British Standards, non-European standards and project procedures.
To coordinate the production of common discipline Technical Specifications across all areas and to liaise with the Sellafield Limited Intelligent Customer (IC) to ensure the design aligns with the project’s “Fit for Purpose” design philosophy and the ICs’ expectations.

• An experienced mechanical engineer.
• Preferably chartered
• Experience of the design, procurement and quality requirements for plant and equipment.
• The individual will need to be able to work on their own initiative, supporting Area Teams and be proactive.
• A self-starter with good communication, analytical and team working skills.
• Able to chair meetings.

The ability to obtain BC is essential for continuance in the role.